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Lifetime Income Series: Professor Wade Pfau on a Safer Approach to Retirement Income Planning

Aug 2 – Jim welcomes back Wade Pfau Ph.D. CFA, Professor of Retirement Income at The American College. Professor Pfau covers a number of topics in retirement income planning, including that a “wealth target” is not necessarily an effective...

Lifetime Income Series: It’s More Than Just a Number – Don’t Die Broke

Aug 1 – This week on the Lifetime Income Series, Jim and John discuss the complexities of creating enough income in retirement. It is more than just one number. A new study has been released by the Employee Benefit Research Institute...

Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Next Financial Crisis - The Confidence Game

Jul 30 – The first topic this week is “The Next Financial Crisis – The Confidence Game”. The weak economic growth continues below official expectations, with GDP growth for the second quarter coming in at a meager 1.2%. Coming next...

Tom McClellan: Presidential Election Cycle Indicates a Market Pull-Back in the Fall

Jul 30 – Jim welcomes back Tom McClellan, Editor of McClellan Financial Publications. Tom comments on his technical work with presidential election cycles, in that the months leading up to an election are usually quite negative.

Sandy Jadeja: The Next Few Months Will Be Very Important

Jul 29 – Sandy Jadeja, Chief Market Strategist at Core Spreads in the UK, says three dates will be very important to watch in coming months which may cause a problem for the markets. He also offers his outlook on oil and gold.

OMFIF’s David Marsh: Global Public Investors Moving Further Into "Risky Instruments"

Jul 28 – David Marsh, Managing Director and Co-Founder of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) in London, discusses their recently released Global Public Investor report (see here), and says that central banks...

Stratfor's Reva Goujon: Europe Fragmentation Accelerating Post-Brexit

Jul 27 – Reva Goujon, VP of Global Analysis at Stratfor, provides an overview of the major geopolitical developments around the globe and also discusses their third quarter forecast (see here) with FS Insider. To receive their free...

Lifetime Income Series: Rick Sharga: Real Estate Market Recovering Slowly, But Steadily, Since the Great Bust

Jul 26 – Jim welcomes back Rick Sharga, Chief Executive Officer of Ten-X, an online real estate marketplace. Rick notes that the real estate market nationally is still recovering slowly from the great real estate bust of ten years ago. Despite the positive...

Lifetime Income Series: Real Estate in Retirement – To Buy or Rent?

Jul 25 – This week on the Lifetime Income Series, Jim and John discuss a subject that is very important to many in retirement, or nearing retirement. Should one own a home in retirement, or is it better to rent? They discuss the issue from many...

Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Helicopter Money, Rising Debt and the Next Crisis

Jul 23 – In the first topic on the Big Picture this week, “Helicopter Money, Rising Debt and the Next Crisis”, Jim and John discuss the Fed’s efforts to stimulate the economy, without great success thus far. There is now a discussion of some form of...